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and this is complemented by parks and squares and a number of statues and modern sculptures. The city has proved inspired many authors including Val Wood who has set many of her best-selling novels in the city. In April 2013 Hull put forward a bid to be the UK City of Culture in 2017,
url http: www.hullfashion.co.uk the-events title Fashion Fest Finale year 2013 publisher Hull BID accessdate 12 May 2013 On 3 August 2013, the second Humber Street Sesh Festival took place celebrating local music talent and arts, with several stages showcasing bands and artists from the Fruit Trade Music Label, Humber Street Sesh and Purple Worm Records.
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, Oxford, Sheffield, and Swansea. In Northern Ireland, Chinese make up the largest non-white minority, although the population of roughly 4,000 is relatively small. '''Garry Christian''' (born 27 February 1955, Liverpool) (lead vocal (singing)s), '''Roger Christian''' (born 13 February 1950 - died 8 March 1998 from brain tumour) (vocals, instrumentalist), '''Russell Christian''' (born 8 July 1956) (keyboards (keyboard instrument), saxophone, vocals), and ''' Henry
climbing poles and reaching out to each other to form an open archway across the entrance to Albany street from Spring Bank. Other sculptural details of animals along the street represent the participation of street residents, either through workshops with artists and makers, or through independent work of their own. WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull
http: neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk dissemination LeadTableView.do?a 3&b 791049&c Swanland&d 16&e 15&g 391306&i 1001x1003x1004&m 0&r 1&s 1211321165919&enc 1&dsFamilyId 779 In October 2007, he filmed Hull Freedom Trail, a 5,000 mile road journey from Hull (Kingston upon Hull), England to Freetown, Sierra Leone undertaken by a group of five 4x4 vehicles. The vehicles were to be donated to charity projects working in Freetown
of England Unitary authority , City (1299) East Riding of Yorkshire - The band supported then labelmates Blue (Blue (boy band)) on their UK tour in early 2003, played a number of university gigs (concert), and played to over 25,000 people in September 2003 at the KC Stadium in Hull (Kingston upon Hull) as part of a charity event made by the local radio station, Viking FM. They were noted for playing one song in particular - the Christina Aguilera hit "Genie in a Bottle", and as a result, it became their first single (single (music)) as a double A-side (A-side and B-side), with another song, "Save Yourself" and reached #10 in the UK Singles Chart. WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull
appear in the 1982 Bloodaxe anthology ''A Rumoured City'', a work that Dunn edited. Andrew Motion, past Poet Laureate, lectured at the University of Hull between 1976 and 1981,
http: www.contemporarywriters.com authors ?p auth76 last Forbes first Peter title Andrew Motion year 2002 accessdate 13 January 2008 work Contemporary writers publisher British Council and Roger McGough studied there. Both poets spoke at the Humber Mouth Festival in 2010.
. The historic Lathom House (Lathom) was built upon the plain. Historic Maps Legal and political career Baines was called to the bar (Call to the Bar) in 1825 and established a successful legal practice. In 1837 Baines was appointed Recorder (Recorder (judge)) of Hull (Kingston upon Hull), and in 1841 he became a Queen's Counsel. He then turned to politics and was elected to parliament for Kingston-upon-Hull (Kingston-upon-Hull (UK Parliament constituency)) in 1847, a seat he held until 1852, leighrayment.com House of Commons: Horncastle to Hythe and subsequently represented Leeds (Leeds (UK Parliament constituency)) until 1859. leighrayment.com House of Commons: Ladywood to Leek Only two years after entering the House of Commons (British House of Commons), he was appointed President of the Poor Law Board (Poor Law Board) WikiPedia:Kingston upon Hull Commons:Category:Kingston upon Hull
'''Hull''', officially '''Kingston upon Hull''' ( ), is a city (City status in the United Kingdom) and unitary authority area (Unitary authorities of England) in the ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. url http: www.britannica.com EBchecked topic 318761 Kingston-upon-Hull title Kingston upon Hull work Encyclopædia Britannica Online accessdate 8 July 2008 year 2008 publisher Encyclopædia Britannica It stands on the River Hull at its junction with the Humber estuary (Humber), 25 miles (40 km) inland from the North Sea. Hull has a resident population of ).
The town of Hull was founded late in the 12th century. The monks of Meaux Abbey needed a port where the wool from their estates could be exported. They chose a place at the junction of the rivers Hull and Humber to build a quay.
The exact year Hull was founded is not known but it was first mentioned in 1193. It was called Wyke on Hull. url http: www.localhistories.org hull.html title A Brief History of Kingston upon Hull last Lambert first Tim accessdate 1 March 2013 Renamed ''Kings-town upon Hull'' by King Edward I (Edward I of England) in 1299, the town and city of Hull has served as market town, url http: www.hedon.gov.uk Core Hedon-Town-Council Pages History_1.aspx title Brief history of Hedon work Hedon Town Council: Working for You accessdate 25 February 2013 year 2007 publisher Hedon Town Council military supply port, url http: www.hullcc.gov.uk portal page?_pageid 221,148379&_dad portal&_schema PORTAL title History of Hull accessdate 22 September 2007 year 2007 publisher Hull City Council a trading hub, fishing and whaling centre, and industrial metropolis.
Hull was an early theatre of battle in the English Civil Wars (First English Civil War). Its 18th-century Member of Parliament, William Wilberforce, played a key role in the abolition of the slave trade in Britain. url http: www.wilberforce2007.com index.php title Slavery: unfinished business accessdate 23 September 2007 year 2007 publisher Wilberforce 2007: Hull archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20070921202938 http: www.wilberforce2007.com index.php archivedate 21 September 2007
The city is unique in the UK in having had a municipally (municipality) owned telephone system from 1902, sporting cream, not red, telephone boxes (red telephone box).
After suffering heavy damage during the Second World War (the 'Hull Blitz'), Hull weathered a period of post-industrial decline, url http: www.communities.gov.uk documents citiesandregions pdf 143999.pdf format PDF last Parkinson first Michael first2 Tony last2 Champion first3 Richard last3 Evans first4 James last4 Simmie first5 Ivan last5 Turok first6 Martin last6 Crookston first7 Bruce last7 Katz first8 Alison last8 Park first9 Alan last9 Berube first10 Mike last10 Coombes first11 Danny last11 Dorling first12 Norman last12 Glass first13 Mary last13 Hutchins first14 Ade last14 Kearns first15 Ron last15 Martin first16 Peter last16 Wood title State of the English Cities: Volume 1 date March 2006 accessdate 5 March 2009 publisher Office of the Deputy Prime Minister location London isbn 1-85112-845-X page 112 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20090327121851 http: www.communities.gov.uk documents citiesandregions pdf 143999.pdf archivedate 27 March 2009 during which the city gained unfavourable results on measures of social deprivation, education and policing. During the early 21st-century spending boom (before the late 2000s recession (2008–2012 global recession)) the city saw large amounts of new retail, commercial, housing and public service construction spending.
Established tourist attractions include the historic Old Town and Museum Quarter, Hull Marina and The Deep (The Deep (aquarium)), a city landmark. The redevelopment of one of Hull's main thoroughfares, Ferensway, included the opening of St. Stephen's Hull and the new Hull Truck Theatre. Spectator sporting activities include Premier League football (association football) and Super League Rugby (Rugby league). The KC Stadium houses the Hull City (Hull City A.F.C.) football club and Hull FC rugby club and Craven Park (Craven Park, Hull) is home to rugby club Hull Kingston Rovers. Hull is also home to the Elite Ice Hockey League Hull Stingrays.
In November 2013, it was announced that Hull had won the UK City of Culture 2017 award.